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Bangladesh , Saturday 24 February 2018

News Bangladesh: We need to change the way we talk about climate change

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/bangladesh-climate-shithole-180223104247800.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

In a January 19 article about the impacts of climate change in Bangladesh, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof describes a coastal island on the verge of disappearance and farmers forced to "marry off" their underage daughters as a result of ...

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh Police Free Detained Foreign Aid Workers

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/24/world/asia/24reuters-myanmar-rohingya-bangladesh-ngo.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

DHAKA — The Bangladesh police authority has freed all the foreign aid workers who had been detained near the city of Cox's Bazar after failing to show their passports, visas or work permits, a senior police official said on Saturday. The Rapid Action ...

News Bangladesh: Female Nobel laureates in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-female-nobel-laureates-in-bangladesh-to-meet-rohingya-women-2018-2
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Three female Nobel Peace laureates began a weeklong trip to Bangladesh on Saturday to meet Rohingya Muslim women who were tortured and raped by soldiers in Myanmar before fleeing the country. During their visit, Iran's Shirin ...

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh's Summit Group plans Singapore listing for power unit by April - Chairman

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/summit-grp-bang-listing/bangladeshs-summit-group-plans-singapore-listing-for-power-unit-by-april-chairman-idUSL4N1QC2W6
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

SINGAPORE, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Electricity producer Summit Power International plans to list on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) by April, what is likely the first company from Bangladesh to offer shares in the city-state, as it seeks to raise funds to ...

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh High Court accepts appeal by ex-PM in graft case

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/22/bangladesh-high-court-accepts-appeal-by-ex-pm-in-graft-case.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh – Bangladesh's High Court has accepted an appeal by former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia of her five-year prison sentence in a corruption case. A panel of two judges heard arguments from both sides in a packed courtroom Thursday and asked ...

News Bangladesh: Don't let Bangladesh slip into dark era of post-1975: Hasina

News channel or source: http://www.abplive.in/world-news/don-t-let-bangladesh-slip-into-dark-era-of-post-1975-hasina-657509
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb 25 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged the people to prevent the nation from falling back into a period of dark era which was witnessed in the country post 1975. Addressing at the Krishibid Institution ...

News Bangladesh: Finishing Up in Bangladesh

News channel or source: http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2018/02/24/finishing-up-in-bangladesh/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Humayun and I arrived in Sremongal and were reunited with the others. After dinner, the gravity meter that Céline will use for measurements here after we leave finally arrived, making Céline very happy. It had been stuck in customs getting clearance for ...

News Bangladesh: Failing Rohingya Rape Victims in Bangladesh

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/23/failing-rohingya-rape-victims-bangladesh
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

“Sanctuary.” What does that mean to you? Probably not a massive camp made of bamboo and tarps with muddy paths, exposed to torrential rains and disease. But for more than 650,000 Rohingya refugees who fled the Burmese military’s campaign of ethnic ...

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh Expo opens its door to visitors

News channel or source: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-02-24/bangladesh-expo-opens-its-door-to-visitors.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Feb 24, 2018-The 4th edition of Bangladesh Expo kicked off at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu on Friday. The five-day single-country expo showcases various products, services and arts from Bangladesh. There are also a handful of stalls representing Nepali products.

News Bangladesh: Six Months on: New Report Reveals Extent of Fear and Distress Experienced by Rohingya Children Who Fled to Bangladesh

News channel or source: http://www.savethechildren.org/site/apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=8rKLIXMGIpI4E&b=9540759&ct=15012357
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (February 24, 2018)— Wild elephants and snakes, violent men lurking in the forest and human traffickers on the prowl during the night. These are among the most pressing fears identified by Rohingya children who fled fighting in Myanmar ...